'Flash boys': A spotlight on the scuzziness of Wall Street

If you're a Michael Lewis fan, his latest book 'Flash Boys' is well worth a read. Other than to say it's typical Michael Lewis fare, I won't make this post a critique. There's plenty of fans and critics who've had their bit to say about the book and it's subject matter: high frequency trading. Whether or not Lewis has perfectly described the operations of HFT and it's effects, the book serves as a reminder of the fact that Wall Street exists to gouge the average investor and the Government is there to help them in that endeavour. Despite all the hyperbole...

If you're a Michael Lewis fan, his latest book 'Flash Boys' is well worth a read. Other than to say it's typical Michael Lewis fare, I won't make this post a critique. There's plenty of fans and critics who've had their bit to say about the book and it's subject matter: high frequency trading.

Whether or not Lewis has perfectly described the operations of HFT and it's effects, the book serves as a reminder of the fact that Wall Street exists to gouge the average investor and the Government is there to help them in that endeavour.

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